My sister and brother-in-law are planning their first trip to Europe and she asked for advice on things to do and see. Here’s my rambling, way-too-long notes page. Not included: opening hours, admission prices or travel time.What you will find–the … Continue reading
Only photos in this blog post–because really, Greece is fabulous because of the architecture and art that’s stood the test of time.
Food became our passion in Greece. Each island had their local favorites and when we landed in Athens, everything seemed to come together. With our guide’s help, we found a great dessert shop, Hans and Gretel, featuring chimney cakes filled … Continue reading
Mars Hill (Areopagus)– where Paul addressed the Athenians in Acts 17. This rocky area functioned as a court for trying homicides and religious matters and overlooks the ancient agora below. ACTS 17 vs 16.. Paul was waiting for them in … Continue reading
On our first morning in the city, we took a free walking tour of Athens to orient ourselves to the major sites. The city is home to 600,000 people and it sprawls in all directions with the acropolis as a … Continue reading
It’s hard to overstate the importance of Ephesus to the ancient world. A center of commerce and philosophy, so much history is recorded here. Some important sites include the Temple of Artemis, one of the seven wonders of the ancient … Continue reading